Microsoft Releases Intel Microcode Patches for Foreshadow Flaws

Microsoft has now released patches for the Foreshadow flaws.  The updates are available for all supported versions of Windows 10 and Windows Server.

The Foreshadow/L1TF vulnerabilities are CVE-2018-3615, which impacts Intel’s Software Guard Extensions (SGX); CVE-2018-3620, which impacts operating systems and System Management Mode (SMM); and CVE-2018-3646, which affects virtualization software and Virtual Machine Monitors (VMM).

Microsoft made the updates, all dated 20th August 2018, available on the Microsoft Update Catalog this week.

Links

KB4346084 – Intel microcode updates





 

Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He also has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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